Object Title

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - By E. Nicholson

Flintlock muzzle-loading military carbine - By E. Nicholson

Date

1700

Object Number

XII.189

Provenance

Old Tower Collection

Physical Description

Barrel bearing proof marks of London Gunmaker's Company. A barrel-forger's mark is stamped on the underside and another mark at the muzzle.
The lock does not bear the royal cypher being engraved with strawberry foliage and with the name of the maker E. NICHOLSON. Runner-bar, ramrod pipe and ramrod missing. Top jaw and screw missing. (Similar to XII.151, 155).

Dimensions

BarrelLength36.61inches
BarrelLength930mm
OverallLength1295mm

Firearms/Artillery

Serial Number none visible

Calibre

0.62 in

Associations

Places England